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it is 1:00 p.m. on the east coast, 10:00 a.m. out west. for those of you just tuning in, thanks for being with us here today. i'm deborah feyerick. here are the top stories we're following for you in the "cnn newsroom." bye-bye blizzard, that huge blizzard that came and conquered parts of the northeast is headed out to sea right now. it left a very white powdery calling card. people across the region are digging out today. connecticut, not boston, as predicted, was hit hardest with some cities getting more than 3 feet of snow. 65,000 customers across the region, they are without power. we're live in the storm zone and have a report straight ahead. in chicago, first lady michelle obama is attending the funeral of a 15-year-old honor student and band majorette who
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was killed about a mile from the obamas' family home. hadiya pendleton was shot and killed while she and friends were trying to escape rain by seeking shelter in a children's park. the shooting happened just days after the teenager who always had a smile performed at the president's inauguration. a $40,000 reward is offered for information leading to an arrest. he's considered armed and very violent. in los angeles, police are heading back up to into the air using helicopters to find the ex-cop they accuse of killing three people already. one of them is a police officer who dorner allegedly ambushed. billboards are up all over the place showing christopher dorner's face. he says that he wants revenge on those who unfairly, in his opinion, cost him his job. we're going to show you exclusive video of dorner during his days at the police academy. and police at the grammys will be on guard not only for
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the safety of celebrities but for their own safety as well. that's because of dorner's threats. the show will go on. those attending are under a warning, their own warning to be careful but also to dress appropriately and not show too much skin. at least that's what the network's asking. a new name and suddenly a grammy favorite, frank ocean has racked up six nominations including new artist of the year and also album of the year. back to the blizzard. forecasters say the storm system will linger across providence, rhode island, and boston today. most of the heavy snow will taper off late they are afternoon. we're now hearing that there are five deaths linked to the storm in new york, connecticut, and ontario, canada. hundreds of thousands across the region are shivering in the cold right now. they are without power. take a look at this. almost 650,000 customers in the region without power.
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some cities in connecticut also got lots of snow with a few locations getting more sththan inches, some nearing 40. portland, maine, got 29.3 inches of snow, breaking the old all-time record of 27.1 inches in 1979 and boston's logan international airport, well, it got almost 22 inches of snow. it's going to take a lot of digging out before planes get off the ground there. all airports are open in new york. commercial flights will be running on a delayed schedule because those at the airport will have to come in from somewhere. a total of nearly 4,800 flights have been canceled. united airlines canceled the maximum number followed by delta with 1,200, us airways, jetblue, and american airlines. as a blizzard heads slowly
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out to sea, i'd like to show you some amazing video from connecticut. watch this. well, this is a time lapse video posted on youtube by jeff fox. okay. snow's sort of gently falling there. he set his camera at the door of his deck and let it capture one frame per minute starting at 6:07 a.m. yesterday morning. when he stopped it a little after 11:00 p.m. not because the snow was over but because the snow went way over the lens. you can see it there. what a great way to record it. poor camera getting hit with the storm. our ashleigh banfield is standing in all that snow, speaking of things that are being hit by the storm and people, of course. ashleigh, what is the situation out there? you have been out there and it is -- you look cold. i got to tell you. you look really, really cold. >> reporter: you know what, i'm canadian so i dress for it and the sun is out, deb ferryerickfo i feel like i'm at a ski resort
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if i squint. here's the thing. i've been living that time-lapse photo from last night and lived the drive on 95 to get to fairfield, connecticut, where i am right now, from near stamford. that should take about 20 minutes. took an hour 45. we were parked because people are breaking the travel bans. not a smart idea. governor of connecticut has said this travel ban is in effect until i say so. it doesn't mean it's lifted because the sun came out. we still have problems. we still have people unable to maneuver in this gas station. in fact, the gas station operator couldn't make it into work so the guy from the night shift is still running it. he's going to shut it down at 2:00 because he said he can't handle it himself. all these people, presumably with somewhere really critical they got to be, keep floating the ban and skidding around and then getting stuck right here, you know-in a couple inches of snow and requiring people to dig and push them out. the new york governor, andrew cuomo, has been kind enough to send snowplows throughout new england as well.
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obviously, new york has been spared the worst of this. connecticut, rhode island, massachusetts, with all these travel bans, and some of those deaths, as well, reported, deb, as you mentioned, there's a lot of trouble pap lot of people are still stuck. power lines are buried. utility crews can't even find some of those lines. we still have the statistic of 650,000 people who ultimately lost power because of this blizzard. it's sunny and lovely now and the snow has stopped but the wind gusts in connecticut i can tell you are upwards of 40 miles an hour so they kick up a ton of snow and they continue to cause drifts. so the plows may be out, but the snow keeps coming and drifting. that's why the travel bans are still in place. i want to bring up indra petersons in boston. indra, i've been watching you and your live shots from early yesterday as you watch the snow come in and the visibility go away. you were doing your yardstick measuring. how is it now? are you getting the same sunshine we have next door in
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connecticut? >> let me see if i see the sun. not really seeing it peek through just yet. but you can tell this is nothing like we saw in the overnight hours. the situation generally lightening up. we're in between these two bands, in between another band farther inland. either way, the big focus is having fun. so many people are running in shorts, making snow angels behind me. we see people sledding. everyone walking their dogs. i even have a family with me this morning or afternoon, and you know what, you guys tell me, are you loving this? tell me in your own words. what do you think? >> so far it's been really fun. right? >> yeah! been very fun! >> we were all here freezing and the girls just sat down in the snow. that's how you know the difference in age. they are loving this. going to have a snowball fight later between the sisters maybe? >> yeah! >> i think i might have scared her. she was so adorable a second
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ago. we were going to have a snowball fight. but cold wind out here this morning. do you feel like the city was prepared? was this the biggest blizzard you've seensome. >> they did a really good job, very thorough. they've been working all day. fantastic. >> you felt like you were prepared for the storm? >> yep. we stayed inside. it was great. >> until now, right? i want to keep you updated. we still have 415,000 people without power. we still do have until 4:00 today stay off the roads because the governor tweet ed he's goin to lift that at 4:00 p.m. we haven't heard word on public transportation just yet. >> all right, indra. thank you. i'm glad that you showed the kids out playing because in some places obviously like where that you are would be fun. where i am, where the winds are gusting and the boughs are still heavy, i'm not so sure i would have my kids outside at this point. i have two little kids in connecticut. if you're watching, boys, stay inside with your dad because those boughs can break and we
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can have lots of -- check it out over here if you can. scoot over here. there you go. that's what's happening live right now. all throughout connecticut, massachusetts, rhode island, you name it. so many people without power, these utility companies are making their way around where they can, where it's plowed, and also where people who shouldn't be clogging up the roads aren't clogging up the roads. these guys got to get to where they're going. a lot of them from out of state. already mentioned that the new york governor has been sending plows from out of state. we've also been getting utility company workers from out of state coming in to help the roughly 650,000 people who ultimately did lose power at some point during this storm. not as many here in connecticut. i think at last look it was about 39,000. there were a lot more but they've been establishing things very quickly which has been lucky for us here. that said, again, i can't state this enough.
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with the none in massachusetts and here i am in connecticut suggesting these winds are really dangerous because those trees snap so quickly and take those power lines down. chad myers, you and i have these conversations ad nauseam about the dangers even when it doesn't look like it's dangerous. please, could you reiterate why the governor has a travel ban and why you have to be careful outside? >> there's something else i haven't heard anybody else address. far while yesterday we had freezing fog, so on these limbs of these pine trees and whatever, there's a layer of ice. hard to see but kind of black ice. so these limbs are really heavy. they don't even want to stay up. then all of a sudden the wind stars to move those limbs around and they fall down quite a bit. look at the numbers, ashleigh. you and i were texting last night about 2:00 in the morning because you were in greenwich, didn't get a lot of snow. i said where do you need to go? i said east anywhere, milford, new haven, bridgeport, over three 3 feet of snow.
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at least the snow is done. i've heard a lot of people complain that we didn't get 25 or 30 inches in boston. let me tell you this. you got 35 inches worth of moisture. but for a while it wasn't a snowflake. it was little ice pellets. and they didn't pile up as much. when you move that 21 inches of snow today you're going to feel like you're moving 35 inches of snow so you have to be careful. that is heart attack snow for sure up in new york. islip, over 2 feet of snow. it's all there. still there. even central park had picked up now finally 12 inches of snow in the city proper. ash? >> all right, chad. thank you. i'm just watching as people come in and out of this gas station. they're having a really tough time. take a look over here, this guy pulling out. usually what happens is they try to make it out, hit these cumulative mounds of snow that have either drifted or been shove around by other drivers
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and then just losing it, lose traction. i'll tell you what, they can't keep a straight line with their cars. so even we in this location here at a gas station close to the front doors step out of the way of vehicles that don't seem to be able to maintain control. it's for that reason, chad myers, we saw several wreck, one after the other along 95. people spent their nights in their cars last night, many of them, and on long island, 100 vehicles plus also abandoned. people spending their nights in those cars as well. that can be lethal, folks. we do know about five db i'm just going to watch this car as he comes in. a little bitty car without a lot of traction so i'm just going to watch myself. every man for himself in this blizzard, folks. whoa. okay. that's probably going to be a tough spot for him to get out of. i just keep watching this happen over and over. deb feyerick, i just don't know how to stay it loud enough to anybody who's watching. if you do not need to be out, please let the utility people do their jobs and the snowplows. there are several thousand of
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them throughout these states trying to get things cleared so that we can all function as a society once again. we cannot to-do that with cars like this chlogging everything up. >> the good thing is the fact that it's a weekend. probably a lot of people, they don't really have anywhere to go. they can actually stay at home and sort of enjoy family time or enjoy some quiet time as well. i do want to read you, nick christophe, you'll appreciate this, the columnist for "the new york times," just tweeted out, "we never get around to getting a snowblower figuring we rely on our kids but one shoveller is in college and another in a gap so we only have one at home to exploit." that tells you what's going on for people shoveling. for older people, be careful. it's very grueling. i used to do it as a kid. >> yes. i am so glad you just said that. when i got home last night about midnight after reporting all evening long there was 2 feet of
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snow piling up in my walkways. i realized if i don't do this now it will be 3 or 4 feet of drifted snow tomorrow and i will not be able to and it will become dangerous because it is an exhausting thing to do to shovel that much snow over and over. it's not the kind of exercise we're used to. growing up in canada i remember hearing about heart attacks people who went to shovel their walks and didn't think they were overexerting but they are. watch it, be careful, do it slowly and gradually. >> absolutely. ashleigh banfield, thanks so much. we'll be back in just a little while. we're going to move to the west coast. police are lose helicopters to try to find a fugitive accused killer christopher dorner who used to be one of their own, a former los angeles police officer. in fact, he now blames many in law enforcement for the loss of his job. he's vowing revenge. dorner's accused of already killing three people. nick is live at los angeles police headquarters. nick, mishave to be nervous and
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tense. this man is trained, counterinsurgency training, survival, and he knows how to do it. he's been off the force for three years planning this. >> reporter: not just police officers that are nervous. you get the sense of lingering sentiment of anxiety throughout all of southern california, especially here behind me at the lapd headquarters in downtown los angeles. but i want to share some information with you that we just got in. new information confirmed by the los angeles police department. if you remember the predawn incident on thursday morninging where two women were delivering newspapers near a house that was being protected by the lapd, lapd officers, at least six aufsers, opened fire against these two women, mistaking them for christopher dorner. they were driving a blue pickup truck. they mistook that truck for dorner's truck. those officers involved in that shooting death have been put on paid administrative leave. that just in to the "cnn
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newsroom." maggie carranzas and her 70-year-old mother were injured in that shooting. both are expected to survive nap's the latest information on the investigation. again, six officers involved in that shooting put on paid administrative leave. deb? >> they're hunting somebody who is hunting them. right now it appears that he's got control of the so-called battlefield. nick, we'll check in with you in a little while for the latest. thanks so much. after shooting death one mile from their family home, michelle obama is at the funeral of hadiya pendleton. we'll take you there live as the first lady and a chicago community say farewell to yet another child killed by gun violence. well we suddenly noticed that everything was getting more expensive so we switched to the bargain detergent but i found myself using three times more than you're supposed to and the clothes still weren't as clean as with tide. so we're back to tide. they're cuter in clean clothes. thanks honey yeah
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student and band majorette shot dead just days after marching in the president's inauguration parade. she was taking shelter in a park just blocks of the obamas' family home in kenwood. athena jones is on the south side of chicago at the funeral. athena, the first lady's presence clearly increases the amount of attention on this case. it focuses on the tragedy of what's happening in chicago right now. what's happening? >> reporter: well, i can tell you that crowds began lining up here to get into the sanctuary hours ago. the service is now under way. and, yes, this is personal in some ways for the fist family because chicago is the first lady's hometown, the president's adopted hometown. you've also got other chicagoans from the white house who are here, senior adviser valerie jarrett, education secretary an
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duncan, illinois governor pat quinn also here. this tragic killing of a child who wasn't on the wrong -- hanging out with the wrong crowd. she urged friends to stay away from gangs and stay on the straight and narrow. it has focused the nation's attention during this debate over gun violence. i can tell you that during this service here we already saw a young person speak to this idea that she was a bystander. she said it's sad that in chicago you have to watch your front while watching your back. i can tell you the first lady met with about 30 of young hadiya pendleton's friends and classmates before the service and then had a private meeting with her family as well. and in the funeral program it has hadiya's entire bio, talks about her favorite foods -- chinese, cheeseburgers, fig newtons, said she wanted to go to college and nay major in journalism or pharmacology. it includes a copy of a handwritten note from the president himself saying they are going to work as hard as
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they can to put an end to this senseless gun violence. he says we realize our words can't soothe you but we're going to work on this. >> you have to wonder whether, in fact, the first lady is sort of thinking about her own daughters who are roughly the same age as this young girl. police believe it is gang related but haven't found anybody yet. >> reporter: that's right. no developments in the case. we know the reward money has risen to $40,000 but no ares. this is certainly a case that's going to be getting a lot of attention not just today but going forward. about those young children, many of these classmates, many of the pews in this relatively small sanctuary are being filled by her friends and clas mates in addition to family members. a lot of tears and young people concerned about gun violence in this city. deb? >> tragic and unnecessary. athena jones, thank you so much. we appreciate it. former illinois congressman
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show up. whitney was found dead just hours before that party last year. whitney's mother is actually calling this tribute obscene, which is sort of hard to believe. but when the grammy awards actually fire up on sunday, don't call it a comeback for ll cool j. oh, no. he is presenting at the grammy awards for the second year in a row and i can tell you ll is fired up and getting ready to nail his hosting gig. in fact, "showbiz tonight" just caught up with the star rapper for a rare behind-the-scenes look at his big grammy preps. >> we are actually having a tech runthrough, a technical run-through where we check out all the cues, make sure that the speeches are in the teleprompter for the various presenters aren't either too long or too short. we have stand-ins on stage helping us run through it to get an idea of what's what. and we have three hours to do it. we just want to make sure that everything's running smoothly. >> and you know ll cool j will keep it running smoothly. i personally can't wait to see
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ed's elton moment. the grammy nominated singer of the a team, ed sheeran is teaming up with elton john for what i know is going to be a show-stopping duet. i spoke with ed about what it's like to be center stage of the biggest music awards show in the world. >> it's quite nice to be accepted by the american industry in such a cool way. you know, it's not like -- it's not like any other awards show, is it. it's the biggest on the planet. so to be able to be part of that kind of ilk of musicians is is quite humbling. >> yeah, quite humbling indeed. the guy is 21 years old and he is just so stoked to be there tomorrow night. >> a.j., what is the deal with cbs now restricting what the artists can and cannot wear? is that going overboard a little bit? >> well, you know, what's going on interesting is to see if this can work for them but it's getting a lot of graememygoers fired up. cross-examination sent out a notice to everyone scheduled to show up and the message is cover up.
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they're saying no breasts or butts on display, no sheer clothing, so i'm thinking at this point nobody can say they didn't get memo but i'm also thinking that's only going to push some of these artists to push the envelope of fashion a little bit further. >> thanks so much. >> you got it, deb. stay here for more from a.j. hammer and his showbiz at the grammys special at 2:30 eastern here on cnn. lots of music, lots of fashion, and just ahead in our next hour, bruno mars opens up to our piers morgan about how his career almost ended when his first record label told him get lost. that blizzard is on the move leaving behind a snowy mess. here are aerials from long island, a bird's-eye view of the snow. live from the storm zones after the break. (phone ringing) good afternoon. chase sapphire. (push button tone) this is stacy from springfield.
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good afternoon, everybody. thanks nor joining us and spending part of your day with us. i'm deborah feyerick. the top story wes ear following in the "cnn newsroom." police in southern california with up against a man who describes himself as an enemy combatant raging a guerrilla war against the lapd. look at this exclusive video of christopher dorner training at the police academy. he says police turned against him when he accused a fellow officer of misconduct. he now blames police, vowing revenge on all the involved. police say dorner has already killed three people. among them, a police officer this in an ambush. he has a hit list with other names on it. our nick valencia reports several officers are being disciplined far shooting related to the search for dorner. they mistakenly wounded two
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women seen in a truck resembling the suspects. they believe that he was -- the truck was going to a house that was under surveillance. first lady michelle obama is attending the funeral of a 15-year-old brand majorette. hadiya pendleton was killed days after marching in the inauguration parade. a $40,000 reward is being offered for information that could potentially lead to an arrest. and now to chile, where police say at least 12 people died today when a bus carrying fans of a popular soccer team ran off the road and dropped nearly 100 feet into a ravine. 22 others were injured. a police officer tells us the driver lost control of the bus. and out there in the snow for us in the northeast the storm heading out to sea, not ashleigh banfield. shenise fairfield, connecticut, keeping track of what that storm has left behind. ashleigh? >> reporter: deb, i want you to look over my shoulder. see that white truck with the
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orange? it's a utility truck. he is the last in a convoy of about ten -- let me move out of the way of this guy. he is the last in a convoy of ten utility trucks that just turned the corner after sitting idle along a street over here for far longer than he should have. i talked to these crews -- i'm just watching because the traffic is skidding all over the place. these people should not be driving. i talked to two of these crew members from the utility trucks. they were from florida. they have flown up here to lend their services, 16 hours on, eight hours off, 16 hours on, eight hours off. they met up with trucks from michigan. we are in connecticut. this is all hands on deck. here's the story they told me that blew me away. they said, ma'am, we can't move. we can't get to where we need to go to restore the power. we're stuck on this street
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because all those people who think they need to be somewhere and are defying the travel ban on 95, people like this behind me, have clogged up the freeway and we can't move. so please, if you're watching, get off the roads. the utility equipment can't get to the power restoration. there's 650,000 people who are without power when this storm began and as it's been progressing. they're still sitting there. can't move. they just turned a corner and they've been there five minutes. they can't even move after turning the corner to make an effort to get to where they're going. ali velshi is in cape cod. you got to get me off the ledge, vels velshi, on this one, because to see these guys working as hard as they are -- >> i know, ashleigh. >> reporter: crazy. >> let me tell you what it's like up here, ashleigh. >> reporter: go ahead. >> this storm is not anywhere over. what you got we don't have yet. this storm is very much over.
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in massachusetts, the blizzard warning was supposed to end at 1:00 p.m. it's extended to 3:00 p.m. i have visibility of less than two tenths of a mile to where i am down to whiteout conditions. 24 degrees here, winds at 25 miles an hour sustained gusting to 40. this is very much still a blizzard. of that 600 and whatever number you said of people out of power right now and that number may be changing, more than 300,000 of those cust customers are in massachusetts, in in cape cod and it's getting worse because the snow continues to come down. they are lifting the travel ban in massachusetts, lifting it statewide at 4:00 p.m. they've already lifted it for nantucket county and some areas around there, but for the rest of the kounl ti they're lifting the travel ban but there will be a lot of people without power. it is substantially colder than it was last night. in fact, we went down for a couple of hours last night, and when we got back up this morning the door to our satellite truck was frozen shut, took us an hour
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to open our own satellite truck. the conditions are still very, very poor arnold here. people are going to start driving when that travel ban is lifted at 4:00 and we'll run into the same problems you're talking about, ashleigh. if you get out and clog the roads as much as you want to, as much as you're getting cabin fever, be careful because there are emergency crews that need to get around and those bucket trucks need to get around to start helping people. i'm on the bottom coast of cape cod about halfway down. go east to chatham, 30 miles, take a left turn, start going up that northeast coast of cape cod, they've got some damage around there and there is some shoreline washed out. about 50 pem were rescued after waves came crashing in. massachusetts is not out from under the gun. you are absolutely right, ashleigh. people should not be blocking emergency or rescue crews. >> reporter: i'm just mad. i got to be honest with you, not only that, just as i was wrapping up the toss to you, ali, a group of young adults, shall i say, just started to joy ride around me, yelling, trying to get on tv and then, you know,
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spin out and do doe nuts. it's beyond, beyond. looichs are at stake. ali, something else, we are just down from exit 24 on i-95 in fairfield, connecticut. there are people who have been stuck um there so long that they have gotten out of their cars, they have walked down to this gas station to get fuel and to get food. so that's where you start getting really dangerous. if these winds keep up, it takes you down to like, you know, the low 10s and close to zero in the windchill. it is very, very cold. it looks sunny and beautiful but it's very cold. these idiots who are causing potentially lethal situations for others, i just can't say it enough. please. >> it's nuts. remember, it's not sunny and beautiful up in massachusetts. those convoys that you're talking about, some of them have been coming in from the south and from states west to try and get aid. so remember when it clears up around you, you feel like joy riding, there are vehicles that need to get into parts of maine
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and parts of massachusetts, parts of connecticut and rhode island. they need those roads empty. >> reporter: yeah. and the plows can't move when you get stuck and you're jackknifed and blocking 95. the plows can't get beyond a traffic log either. i want to jump over -- ali, stay warm. i know it's brutal in the wind as well. deborah feyerick is standing by. i just don't how else to report this other than the national guard is out. they are actually pulling plows that are getting stuck. we're hearing flood warnings in massachusetts as well. ali was talking about the dang tler. still a dangerous situation. for that reason, the travel bans are still in effect. >> yeah. i think a lot of people just tend to underestimate how sere it is out there, even with all the warnings, even with all the bans that are in place. once the sun comes out, people also want to sort of move outside to see what's going on.
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i'm pretty sure that ali velshi is frozen in place on the beach there because i don't even know how he continues to stand out there in the freezing -- >> reporter: summer vacation plans, fair and accurate. deborah feyerick. he's getting his summer vacation plans ready. >> ashleigh banfield, thanks so much. while trying to keep warm, you don't want to forget some of the smallest members of your family. protection for your pets. at 1:45, the aflac duck was brought in
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with multiple lacerations to the wing and a fractured beak. surgery was successful, but he will be in a cast until it is fully healed, possibly several months. so, if the duck isn't able to work, how will he pay for his living expenses? aflac. like his rent and car payments? aflac. what about gas and groceries? aflac. cell phone? aflac, but i doubt he'll be using his phone for quite a while cause like i said, he has a fractured beak. [ male announcer ] send the aflac duck a get-well card at
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♪ so i told you before about some very kind crew members who are trying to work with the
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public utilities to get power back. look who showed up. kevin hoffman, that nice young man from florida. just be careful behind you with these sliding cars. he's come all the way to connecticut to help restore power. and you can't drive around because? >> u.s. 1 is totally closed. there's nothing -- it's just like a dead end right there. >> and the traffic on 95, is that hampering everything? >> we have 50 more miles to go and we just at a dead stop. we've been here two hours. >> are you so frustrated with the notion these are people who shouldn't be on the road? >> like this right here. >> look out. show what we're looking at. see this? this is the reason. kevin and his crew members can't get to where they need to go to restore power, because people like this have two-wheel drive are making it -- what are you going to do? >> we've pulled out six or seven dars in the middle of the road because we were pulled over and they were stuck in the median. and just so we can get our trucks arnold.
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>> and you're from florida. >> yes, ma'am. this is a culture shock to me. >> do you know how to drive this kind of stuff? >> we try. we leave enough room. that's for sure. >> kevin is dressed like he's in florida. so i want you to get back inside and get something warm to drink while you guys wait to do your jobs. i apologize for my fellow new englanders. >> i hope everybody's okay. that's the main thing. we're here representing the ibew. >> and you can't do what you came to do. you're in michigan truck, right? >> michigan truck, yes, ma'am. >> thank you for your 16 hours and then your 8 hours off and 16 hours on. i'm sorry so much of it is spent sitting there in traffic. go get warm. thank you. so, uh! there you go. i told you, he's told you, i don't know if it will make a difference, but there's something else that's critical when it comes to weather like that. and this is the temperatures. the temperatures and your pets. look, we can dress for this and we can feel it and we can say i need to get inside but your pets
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can't. jessica genteel is one of those people who knows all too well that pets need to be looked after. she's joining me from new york. give me a bit of a feel, jessica, for what you do for a living and why when the weather turn like this you need to get your message out. >> hi, ashleigh. thanks for having me. looks like you're getting a workout there. it's really important, i'm a vet rarn. i work at a specialty hospital. we see 24-hour emergency cases. and this is the time of year where animals are very, very susceptible to the effects of cold. they can get frostbite, they can get injured while they're out in the snow. they can get lost. so it's really important that we take care of our four-legged friends. bring them inside. keep them warm. >> so here's the other question i have for you. people who think that pets have fur, how long can a p pet be outside really? is this the sort of thing you should be letting them out,
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closing the door and waiting for them to bark to come back in? or go outside with them and come back in right away? >> that fur gets wet quickly and their feet are bare. imagine going out in the storm with no shocks or shoes on. it would be crazy. we need to watch our pets, as soon as they show any signs of shivering or frostbite, which looks like redness or white patches on tips of the years or the nose, we need to bring them in right away. >> i'm sorry. i'm just watching behind me as you're speaking because i'm in a live location and i am off the actual roadway. >> you're diving out of the way. >> people keep skidding off the roadway into where we are. jessica, thank you for your advice. i hope everyone's listening. it's good to know that there's an advocate -- just take a look at what i'm looking at again here, folks. please? this is one after another. and the wind keeps howling.
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jessica genteel, thank you for your advice. please, everyone, keep your pets safe and please, everyone, do not do what this person is doing. we're going to take a quick break. we'll be right back.
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if southern california. police are using all available resources to catch an expolice officer accused of three murders. the challenge? christopher dorner is not only a
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former cop, he was also a navy security with security clearance. intelligence clearance. he's armed, he's dangerous, and he knows how police and tactical units think. we've asked aaron cohen a national security expert and founder of ims security to join us. first of all, this is a man who can disappear as easily as he appeared. how hard is it going to be for police to catch him? >> well, it's very difficult. obviously, we've been -- they've been on the case going after dorner for almost a week now and the reason why is because he had a significant amount of time to plan what it was that he wanted to do. and so regardless of where he may have wound up, the fact is is that this is a huge country. there's millions of people here. and there's just millions of acres of land. so it's not that hard to become invisible if you really want to. >> what's so fascinating is this is a man who has made it very clear in his writing he is not
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afraid to die. as a matter of fact, he says "when the roo truth comes out, the killing stops." he's alluding to what he sees as lies made against him while he was on the police force. how much more dangerous does he become because he's got nothing to lose? >> you know, you're right. deb, he has nothing to lose. he stated in this manifesto which i'm looking at right now, it's very thorough. he uses a lot of termology from his navy training or from his military training about how like any other jihadist or any other type of terrorist, the fact that he's willing to die makes him the most dangerous, and that is true. and that is why law enforcement is treating him like a domestic terrorist as they should. but i do want to say that it's important to keep in mind that the officers who are on his list up till now with the exception of the people that he's already murdered who have security in place are being adequately
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protected. there's hundreds of law enforcement personnel on the ground right now who are using every interdiction method to get this guy. i think it's important for people out there to know that he doesn't represent the police agencies and these departments in terms of being one of the elite. he's just not. he's in fact looked at as almost a boy scout by the law enforcement community. the fact that he's a washout or a burnout and the fact that he was an adequate police officer who clearly has gripes here and never spent more than two or three years with the lapd is really what makes him the most dangerous. he's nothing more than a giant bedroom commando with weapons. that's what makes him dangerous, the fact that he has this thing to prove and that's what makes this delusion of his such a potentially lethal capability. >> yeah, absolutely. right now, obviously, though, because they don't know the where he is, clearly, he's got a
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bit of the upper hand. all right. aaron, thanks so much for joining us. great insights today. we're going to be going to a break. we've got lots more when we come back. see you then. [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ]'ll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪
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